Deck the Halls Synopsis
Neighbors in a New England town declare war over a preponderance of Christmas lights.
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
It is a better option than the third "Santa Clause."
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jennie Punter
Isn't exactly what you'd call fresh. But although it borrows ingredients from many familiar Christmas flicks, it's got a sly twinkle of its...
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50

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Filled with forced yuletide cheer and mixed messages about the true meaning of Christmas, this loud and obnoxious holiday comedy boasts a...
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
In this year's lump of coal, Matthew Broderick is the control freak who lives for toasty yuletide cheer, and Danny DeVito is the vulgar...
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38

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Broderick is uptight; DeVito is obnoxious; and, somewhere, Nathan Lane is thanking his lucky stars he didn't get roped into this dreck.
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Chicago Tribune

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Nobody expects every holiday film to ascend to classic status; in fact, we're happy to let most fade from memory as soon as the decorations...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By David Hiltbrand
Can be described as whatever is the opposite of a Christmas classic.
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25

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The saddest part is that "Deck" wastes four comic talents ranging from the near-genius (Matthew Broderick, Danny DeVito) to the inspired...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The sheer nastiness of the jealous one-upmanship and angry sabotage puts a damper on the yuletide comedy. You're much better off watching a...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
Belongs in the holiday hall of shame.
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Deck me in the balls

By Naked_movie_goer
I would rather get "decked in the balls" than see deck the halls....

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By miltonkry
I thought it was fair. Not that funny. It kept my interest but it was dissapointing in the end. I would not buy the DVD or recomend to friends....

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By sweetsoonergirl
Me and my kids loved it,its a great family movie!...

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By moviesmoviesmoves
A little over the top, it was cute for the kids, but wouldn't see it again funny...

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By blazersfan
A little questionable for youngsters. Not as funny as I'd have hoped with DeVito, but still worth seeing during the holidays....

I should have had snacks

By cin-cin
Obviously someone needed a paycheck. I want my money and my time back. I should have had popcorn and chocolate with a blueberry slushy while watching this movie. But then this experience would have...

LOL

By Thepupinator
This movie is so funny I almost fell on the floor laughing! It is kinda innapropriate for childern under 10. But my friend and I give it 4 thumbs WAY up...

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By 5stevens5
Movie was good, but thought it would be funnier - considering Danny DeVito and Matthew Broderick....

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By pfwest
Not up with Happy Feet, but cute family oriented movie....

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By homebuilder
DeVito & Broderick were a great combo. My kids and I all thought it was good, fun humor. Makes the holidays a little less serious. Enjoy your families and the holidays, they don't need to be...

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Rated PG | For some crude and suggestive humor, and for language
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